Can't boot 14.04

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at zoho.com
Mon Nov 7 21:24:33 UTC 2016


On Mon, 7 Nov 2016 22:18:08 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>On Mon, 7 Nov 2016 14:45:24 -0600, Jim wrote:
>>On 11/07/2016 09:15 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:  
>>>   sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l nvidia* | grep ii | cut -d" "
>>> -f3)    
>>Says no packages found matching <each of the files shown by ls>
>>To clear it says it can't find any of the nvidia files shown by ls.

Oops, I wasn't careful, this is tricky,

cd into a directory were no nvidia* packages are located, before running
this command, since dpkg -l with * behaves different, if a directory
contains nvidia* packages. To ensure that really all nvidia* packages
get removed, at best change into an empty directory, e.g. create one
and then run the purge command.




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